Shoppers hit with pot shortage on Day 2 of legal weed
Day One of legal cannabis saw a mad rush by consumers which included long lineups and tens of thousands of online orders at provincial websites. It didn't take long before reports of shortages started popping up. A surprise perhaps, considering that the industry has been gearing up for well over a year.
Pot pardons and the Saudi arms deal | At Issue
Going on Day Two of legalization, cannabis is still very much at the top of the political discourse for At Issue. The panel talks pot pardons put forth by the Liberal government and discusses the Saudi arms deal that Ottawa continues to back.
Brian Mulroney jumps into the cannabis business
There is at least one new convert to legalized pot: Brian Mulroney. The former prime minister isn't using, but he has joined the board of directors of a U.S. cannabis investment firm.
Ottawa mayor sued for blocking residents on Twitter
In what may be the first case of its kind in Canada, three local activists are suing Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson for blocking them on Twitter, arguing that by doing so he's violating their charter rights.
Business as usual for Vancouver dispensaries as legalization hits
With only one legal government-run dispensary in British Columbia, hundreds of others remain in operation around the province. Many of them are in in legal limbo however, and it's unsure how long that will last.